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A Nostalgic Summer Photo Album

Aloha! I hope you are enjoying your summer where you live! (Unless you are one of our friends from down under and are enjoying your winter.) Where I live it's endless summer. But no matter the weather I  have always resonated with the Isak Dinesen quote:
The cure for anything is salt water---tears, sweat, or the sea...
This quote, and the fact that I grew up in New York not far from Coney Island, inspired me to create this project.  I found an old photograph album in my stash from a thrift store purchase and decided to use the Altered Pages "Ready to go Package" called On The Boardwalk to create a scrapbook for daydreaming about time travel back to when men (and women) could still look good in those one piece Union Jack style swimsuits.

Thanks for visiting and don't forget Altered Pages is the BEST source of vintage images, ephemera, and has lots of NEW Graphic 45 collections for all of your vintage and Steampunk projects. Stock up while supplies last -Steampunk Spells and Bohemian Bazaar will be gone before you can say "Trick or Treat!"

Gia Lau


  1. Love this Gia! I had so much fun creating beach themed crafts with this Graphic 45 line last year. Great job!

  2. This is one of my favorite collections! You made it so fun, like looking through grandma's old album! Thanks Gia.


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